Arkansas County, Arkansas Electric Profile

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Arkansas County has had a 7.17% increase in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation throughout the past 12 months.

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Roughly 66.83% of the county's electricity comes from hydroelectric power plants, making them 143rd highest county in the nation out of 3220 counties for total hydroelectric generation.

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Arkansas County is the 132nd highest producer of solar power by total megawatt hours produced in the country out of 3220 counties.

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Arkansas County is 404th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 528,195 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

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Hydroelectric power accounts for 66.83% of the electricity produced in Arkansas County after a 13.25% in electricity produced using hydroelectric power.

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Arkansas County is ranked as the 885th largest producer of electricity of all 3220 counties in the country for total electricity production, generating 528,195 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    276,576 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.82 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    528,195 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    528,195 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    30.21 MWh

Stuttgart, AR Electric Overview

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Stuttgart has an average residential electricity rate of 10.80 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.27% below the average Arkansas price of 10.94 cents and 19.72% below the national average of 13.45 cents. There has been a 42.23% decrease in the use of sustainable fuels (such as solar, wind or hydro power) in Stuttgart within the past 12 months. It's unfortunate to see these fuels not used more in place of nonrenewable fuels such as coal or oil. There is 971.34% more electricity used in Stuttgart than is generated, meaning the city must import from nearby cities and counties.

When considering electricity production, Stuttgart's main fuel is Other Biomass Solids, accounting for 100.00%, or 12,874 megawatt hours of generation in the city. On average, the city residents emit 6,656.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 532nd worst polluting city out of 540 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 58,044,383.46 kilograms, which is the 48th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. Stuttgart is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 7th most in Arkansas and 14th highest when counting power plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stuttgart

Stuttgart residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.087/kWh$157.97/mo.$72.07/mo.
122nd10.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stuttgart
208th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stuttgart Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stuttgart, Arkansas

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Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.8No DataIcon representing missing value.7,978,569861,547,837

DeWitt, AR Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in DeWitt is roughly 10.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.18% lower than the average state rate of 10.94 cents. Selling 1,447.14 megawatt hours each year, Entergy Arkansas is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

For every person in the city there are 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 21st worst in Arkansas out of 540 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 22,693,357.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in DeWitt

DeWitt residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.088/kWh$158.05/mo.$74.49/mo.
264th10.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of DeWitt
371st$119.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for DeWitt Residents

Electric Companies With Service in DeWitt, Arkansas

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Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.8No DataIcon representing missing value.7,978,569861,547,837
First Electric CoopBUNDLED10.94133.31No DataIcon representing missing value.1,321,874144,650,960

Gillett, AR Electric Overview

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Gillett has an average residential electricity rate of 10.87 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.61% lower than the state's average rate of 10.94 cents, resulting in the city ranking 276th out of 540 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Gillett is the 241st largest city in Arkansas, with a population of 763. First Electric Coop has 29 total residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers in the city.

Gillett emits 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 229th worst polluting city out of 540 cities in Arkansas based on emissions per capita. A total of 5,601,757.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 238th highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gillett

Gillett residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.093/kWh$159.67/mo.$81.87/mo.
276th10.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gillett
454th$126.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gillett Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gillett, Arkansas

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Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.8No DataIcon representing missing value.7,978,569861,547,837
First Electric CoopBUNDLED10.94133.31No DataIcon representing missing value.1,321,874144,650,960

Energy Production in Arkansas County, Arkansas

Power Plants in Arkansas County, Arkansas

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Arkansas County AR Conventional Hydroelectric 353,007No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Arkansas County AR Solar 162,314No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Riceland Foods Cogeneration PlantRiceland Foods Inc. (100.00%)
Stuttgart AR Other Biomass Solids 12,874No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Arkansas County, Arkansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Arkansas County's power plants mainly use Conventional Hydroelectric, which makes up 353,007 megawatt hours (or 66.83%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Solar and Other Biomass Solids make up the next highest amounts at 30.73% and 2.44%, respectively. Emissions in the county average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 72nd highest polluting county out of 75 counties in Arkansas based on emissions per capita. A total of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Arkansas County has 3 electricity plants within its borders. This is the 785th highest amount of plants within a single county and the 503rd highest number of plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the United States.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
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66.83%
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30.73%
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Other Biomass Solids
2.44%

Arkansas County, Arkansas Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Arkansas County providing electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has great net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Arkansas County that report energy loss, including Entergy Arkansas, First Electric Coop, and C & L Electric. Combined, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 5.94% of electricity produced. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Arkansas County a rank of 66th best in the state out of 75 counties.

Power Companies in Arkansas County, Arkansas

Providers In Each City in Arkansas County:

  • Almyra, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 43.97%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 56.03%
  • DeWitt, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 6.99%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 93.01%
  • Gillett, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 50.00%
  • Humphrey, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 50.00%
  • St. Charles, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Stuttgart, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Arkansas County, Arkansas?

Arkansas County, Arkansas has 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Arkansas County, Arkansas?

The largest electricity provider in Arkansas County, Arkansas by total customer count is Entergy Arkansas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Arkansas County, Arkansas?

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1Entergy Arkansas16,656
2First Electric Coop13,095
3C & L Electric740

How many power plants are located within Arkansas County, Arkansas?

There are 3 active electricity plants in Arkansas County, Arkansas

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16